Reverend Dr. Hans ZOLLNER, SJ
President of the Centre for Child Protection of the Pontifical Gregorian University and Director and Professor of the Institute of Psychology.

Fr. Zollner, SJ, was Chair of the organizing committee for the Symposium "Towards Healing and Renewal" on sexual abuse of minors (February 2012).

Fr. Zollner, SJ, was born in 1966 in Regensburg (Germany). He holds an S.T.D. and is a licensed psychologist and psychotherapist.

Since 2010, he has been Academic Vice-Rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University and Director of the Institute of Psychology of the Gregorian University where he teaches as a full Professor.

Fr. Zollner, SJ is also a member of the Scientific Working Group of the "Round Table on Sexual Violence against Minors" of the Federal Government of Germany.


In 2018, Pope Francis appointed Fr. Hans for a second term to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.